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disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
residue - remainder; balance
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia